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Vlachos Kyriakos

Vlachos Associate Professor, Department of Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras

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Last updated: January 2015


2001: PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, NTUA Athens, Greece
1998: PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, NTUA Athens, Greece


Previous Employment/Occupation:

2014-current: Associate Professor, Department of Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras
2005- 2013: Assist. Professor, Dept. of  Computer Engin. and Infor., Univ. of Patras, Greece
2003-2005: Research Associate, Delft University of Technology
2001-2003: Member of the Technical staff, Bell-Labs, Lucent Technologies


Research Activities:

Photonic technology for fiber components, tunable devices, fiber sensors and transmission systems.


Participation in Research Projects:

Participation in various EU (ICT-BONE, ICT-DICONET) and National funded projects. (SYNERGASIA, THALES).



(co) author of more than 60 journal publications.


Conference Participation/Attendance:

(co) author of more than 60 conference publications.


Teaching Activities:

Transmission Information Systems, Optical Networks, Fiber Optics, Telecommunication Systems.


Editorship of Journas:

Optical Switching and Networking (Elsevier).


Selected Publications:

  • Christos Markos, Spyros N. Yannopoulos and Kyriakos Vlachos, "Chalcogenide glass layers in silica photonic crystal fibers", OSA Optics Express Vol. 20 Issue 14, pp.14814-14824 (2012).
  • Fotini Karinou, Robert Borkowski, Darko Zibar, Ioannis Roudas, Kyriakos Vlachos, and Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, "Advanced Modulation Techniques for High Performance Computing Optical Interconnects", to appear in IEEE J. in Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics.
  • C. Markos, K. Vlachos and G. Kakarantzas, "Numerical investigation of a hybrid polymer/silica photonic crystal fiber: guiding and thermal properties", OSA Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2 Issue 7, pp.929-941 (2012).
  • Christos Markos, Wu Yuan, Kyriakos Vlachos, Graham E. Town, and Ole Bang, "Label-free biosensing with high sensitivity in dual-core microstructured polymer optical fibers" OSA Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 8, pp. 7790-7798, April 2011.
  • K. Vlachos, I.T. Monroy, A.M.J. Koonen, C. Peucheret and P. Jeppesen "STOLAS: Switching Technologies for Optical Label Signals", IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 43-49, November 2003.


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